August, 2021

The prominent issues telehealth must tackle when the pandemic passes

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

At the start of the pandemic, emergency declarations and insurer policies encouraged the shift to telehealth. Telehealth usage has skyrocketed, often leading patients to grow accustomed to relying on virtual care for its convenience and cost-efficiency. Now, as states across the U.S.

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It Has Technology And Stuff – Are We Done Saying Digital Health Yet?

Digital Health

For ages I’ve been saying that the term “digital health” should be retired – that it is a bit of a lazy term that evolved around 10-12 years ago at a time when technology and healthcare rarely appeared in the same zip code, much less in the same enterprise. At that time, it was surprising […].

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How to recover from a bad electronic health records implementation

KevinMD

Is your health care organization reeling from a bad EHR implementation? There have been rumblings from hospital leadership and congressional committees about the Veterans Administration (VA) Hospitals’ implementation of the Cerner Corporation electronic health record (EHR) replacing the VistA EHR.

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IoT and The Rise of the Machines in Healthcare

Health Populi

As connected devices proliferate within health care enterprises and across the health care ecosystem, cybersecurity risks abound.

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

IRS Releases Further Guidance on COBRA Continuation Coverage

ACA Times

The IRS recently issued a notice that further clarifies the usage of Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) coverage as amended via the American Rescue Plan (ARP).

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10 OTC For Emergencies and First Aid

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Over-the-counter refers to the medications available to you without the doctor’s prescription and can be bought without hesitation.

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Use My Network on Clocktree for clinical supervision or referrals

Clocktree

Clocktree offers a FREE solution for clinical supervision and professional consultations. The My Network section of Clocktree allows providers who aren’t necessarily part of the same practice to meet via secure video and exchange documents, video or audio clips, session notes or messages. The time spent consulting with another professional via My Network does not count against the video hours your practice pays for.

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The pancreas of the future?

KevinMD

Hidden in the epigastric region of the abdomen concealed by a curtain of peritoneum is a moody, often forgettable little organ. Of course, the term organ is a somewhat generous description for this rather overqualified gland.

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Can the U.S. Improve Health System Performance with Digital Health Tools? Pondering A Big Question for #HIMSS21

Health Populi

Simply put, is the equation, “Spend more, get less” a sustainable business model? Of course not. But that’s the simple math on U.S.

2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Mike Wurm, Daniel Gasparini, Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

Health Carriers Are Benefiting From The ACA

ACA Times

Several health carriers are experiencing growth because of the recent Affordable Care Act advancements. Most notably is CVS Health Corp. and its affiliated health insurance business, Aetna.

Why femtech needs to move past reproductive healthcare

Mobi Health News

Women face a lack of digital health options for menopause and senior care

5 Degrees For A Career In Speech and Hearing Disorders

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Approximately 15% of people in North America have some type of communication and hearing disorder.

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Zoom's head of healthcare talks the future of telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth continues to be a priority for the healthcare industry. It has proven itself throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Recent Zoom research found that in the U.S.,

4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

From electric fish to smart device EHRs: the mind-blowing evolution of health care technology

KevinMD

Fun fact: The first recorded use of electric stimulation to ease pain was in … get ready … CE 46! That’s right, nearly 2,000 years ago, ancient Roman writer Scribonius Largus described the use of torpedo fish, aquatic animals capable of electrical discharge, to heal.

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Health Disparities in America: JAMA Talks Structural Racism in U.S. Health Care

Health Populi

“Racial and ethnic inequities in the US health care system have been unremitting since the beginning of the country.

CMS Proposed Rule to Provide Greater Access to ACA Coverage

ACA Times

The Biden administration is yet again making strides to bolster the Affordable Care Act. This time, it’s through a proposed rule that aims to strengthen the ACA’s federal and state health exchanges.

Contributed: How tech-driven tools can change senior care

Mobi Health News

Public feedback reveals innovations and market opportunities for improved chronic disease care management in the older adult patient population

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The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

Books Worth Reading: “The Power of One: Sister Anne Brooks and The Tutwiler Clinic”

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. If you work in healthcare, you need to read this book. It is well worth your time and shows quite effectively how one person can create and cause change that can ripple through an industry. […].

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Telehealth may not engender strong consumer loyalty, study shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new analysis suggests that downstream capture from telehealth as a "digital front door" does not suggest strong consumer loyalty.

Google and Apple Both Scaling Back Healthcare Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

Looks like Google and Apple have both run into the proverbial healthcare wall that so many have faced. In fact, in Google’s case, we can say that they’ve ran into this wall…again.

Prescription Drugs in the Pandemic, Year 2: Pricing Rx and Going Direct-to-Consumer

Health Populi

There is one health care public policy issue that unites U.S. voters across political party: that is the consumer-facing costs of prescription drugs.

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.

Recapping The ACA’s Special Enrollment Period

ACA Times

August 15 was the deadline for Biden’s federal special enrollment period. Preliminary data finds over 2.5 million Americans opted to receive healthcare coverage. Of the 2.5 million, 1.8

Google dismantles health division in strategy overhaul

Mobi Health News

The initiatives housed in Google Health will now join other departments.

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Carrot Health Joins 2021 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by consumer and claims data, ranked among the top 400 fastest-growing private companies in its inaugural appearance on the 2021 Inc.

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Apple scaling back employees-only virtual care app, says Insider

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Apple is reportedly reducing a key health division project that employees could use to track fitness goals, manage blood pressure and communicate with primary care clinicians.

Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Is It Epic’s Fault or Your Health System’s?

Healthcare IT Today

In another in our ongoing series that highlights issues with the EHR vs how a health system configures the EHR comes this tweet from Stacy Hurt: In ongoing Epic/MyChart saga, tech support told me I have to fill out this proxy request form and ??

Doctors’ Offices Morph into Bill Collectors As Patients Face Growing Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Health Populi

In the U.S., patients have assumed the role of health care payors with growing co-payments, coinsurance amounts, and deductibles pushing peoples’ out-of-pocket costs up.

It’s Time to Acknowledge the Invisible Caregivers Among Us

Society for Participatory Medicine

I received an uncharacteristically anxious text from my friend Aileen: “I am having an emergency with my Mom. Please call ASAP.” When I last talked to Aileen, her mother’s dementia had been worsening slowly. A little more confusion, a stovetop left burning after cooking a meal.